In this section

Headteacher’s Welcome

History and Ethos

Motto and Values



Friends of Forest Hill




School Policies

Facilities and Lettings


The following linked documents relate to all our advertised vacancies and should be read in conjunction with advertisements.

Letter from the Head

Lewisham Equal Opportunities Policy

Information for Prospective Candidates

Our current vacancies are listed below:


Job Advert             Job description & person specification


Application Forms

Safeguarding Statement

Forest Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period

Click here for more information on Forest Hill School’s Safer Recruitment procedures.

We abide by the Lewisham Equal Opportunities Policy for all our recruitment processes and appointments.

Making your application

Vacancies can be applied for directly from our website using the Lewisham application form downloads shown above. Please make sure you use the correct version – only teachers with QTS should use the Teaching Staff form – all other applicants, please use the Support Staff (non-teaching) form.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Additionally, many of our vacancies can be viewed and applied for via the TES website at using our location/postcode as search criteria. We also advertise at, a nationally recognised site for public sector vacancies.

In an effort to reduce our use of paper and resources generally, we are fully committed to the electronic management of the application process. Your application form must therefore include appropriate contact details including a valid email address.

Please ensure your completed application form is emailed to no later than 12noon on the advertised closing date for the post.

We welcome informal visits to the school. Please contact us directly by phone (020 8699 9343) or use the vacancies email address for enquiries, which will be forwarded to the relevant Faculty Leader.

Thank you for your interest in working at Forest Hill School.